Senior Scientist at Toxys

About Toxys

Toxys is a Dutch biotech company that develops innovative in vitro solutions for safety testing of novel pharmaceutical compounds, chemicals, cosmetics and food ingredients. Toxys exclusively offers ToxTracker and ReproTracker, both unique stem cell-based reporter assay for early identification of genetic or developmental toxicity. The Toxys assays are able to identify the hazardous properties of compounds with a high accuracy and in addition provide insight into the underlying mechanisms of toxicity. The ToxTracker assay is offered as a service and as product kits. We always aim to closely collaborate with our customers to provide them with the necessary information to make decisions on which compounds to progress in the pipeline, thereby contributing to the development of better medicines and products. Toxys has a global customer portfolio as is working with 7 of the Top 10 Pharma companies as well as major companies in the (agro)chemical, cosmetics, food and consumer goods industry.

How you would fit in

Toxys is continuously expanding its portfolio of cell-based reporter system for mechanistic toxicity assessment. We are looking for a Senior Scientist that will lead the development of new in vitro assays. You will be responsible for the design, coordination and supervision of the R&D projects. You have extensive experience with cell culture, stem cell technology, modern genome editing technologies, microscopy and flow cytometry. You are able to plan and execute experiments independently, develop new research strategies, publish your research in high quality scientific journals and are a result-driven team player. 

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • PhD degree in life sciences, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in academia or industry
  • Hands-on experience in molecular biology and (stem) cell culture methods, genome editing and high content microscopy/flow cytometry 
  • Experience in genetic or developmental toxicology is preferred
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; 
  • Good command of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Pro-active attitude and hands-on mentality


If you want to impress us, send a short video to introduce yourself and explain what you can contribute to the scientific developments at Toxys. 

Toxys Offers

We offer an innovative working environment in an ambitious scale-up company. Selected candidate will be offered a competitive salary and the opportunity to play an important role in a growing company. If you are enthusiastic please send your application to: jobs@toxys.com

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